Lafif Lakhdar

Why the reversion to Islamic archaism? - Lafif Lakhdar

Ayatollah Khomeini.

A historical analysis of the internal and external reasons for the development of Muslim fundamentalism - which Lakhdar calls 'Islamic integralism' - with special focus on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Khomeini in Iran. This article is possibly the first ever written in the English language on the topic of Muslim fundamentalism.

The development of class struggle in Egypt - Lafif Lakhdar

In-depth analysis of the development of capitalism and class struggle in Egypt, from the 1940s until the 1970s. Contains interesting information about mass wildcat strikes and the 1977 food riots as well as their relationship to national liberation movements in the region.